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Poster: fenario80 Date: May 22, 2010 10:46am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Specific instrumentation question

Hey thanks! I appreciate it.

Thought Keith was on baby grand for the first few songs, which is why the organ surprised me. But I think he is on electric piano, so you are probably right.

It really adds something nice to this version of the song. Have there been any threads about Keith's organ work? To me it's one of the things that has always stood out about 5/08/77, for example, but I don't know that I've ever seen it discussed that Keith plays a whole lot of great organ that night.

It is a beautiful song, and I shouldn't have generalized that everyone hates it just because I remember one thread ragging on the goofy lyrics. Goofy lyrics aside, these early versions are terrific because of the pace, and the solo vocal. Bob writes great music, that's all there is to it.

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Poster: midnight sun Date: May 24, 2010 2:45am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Specific instrumentation question

hey, that's ok...and along with gorgeous chord progressions i'll admit i'm a bit of a chump when it comes to sappy lyrics, even the ones my wife can't stand :)

wanted to be sure you saw this before it slipped over the edge of our flat earth;
http://www.archive.org/iathreads/post-view.php?id=307547

This post was modified by midnight sun on 2010-05-24 09:45:32

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Poster: fenario80 Date: May 24, 2010 7:57am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Specific instrumentation question

Hey, thanks for the heads-up on the theremin - that is terrifically cool. I'll spin this show today at work.